Integrated Behavioral Health, Youth & Family

Encompass's Youth & Family programs offer a spectrum of services for children, youth, and families including counseling, parenting education, and substance use disorder treatment. Staff are trained to work with specialty populations and offer trauma-informed services from a systems perspective. 

Parent Education

  • Papás of the Central Coast: Father involvement and economic stability/upward mobility workshops with case management support for father figures in Santa Cruz and northern Monterey counties. 


Child, Youth, & Family Counseling

  • Families Together: Differential Response model offering a combination of counseling and parenting education to improve the safety of children and youth in their homes. 
  • Family Urgent Response System (Cal-FURS): A coordinated system designed to provide in-person support to youth and families facing immediate challenges.
  • FUERTE Wraparound: Wraparound services for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
  • Stable Transitions After Re-Entry (STAR): Provides support to youth who are exiting Probation-based placements and returning to a family-based home environment.
  • TAY (Transition Age Youth): Counseling, skill building, resource center, and subsidized supportive housing for current and former foster and probation placement youth ages 15-24. 
  • Therapeutic Behavioral Services: Intensive behaviorally-focused service for youth at risk of a higher level of care. 
  • Youth Services Counseling (CARF Accredited Program)Individual and family counseling to support challenges with emotional and behavioral challenges. 
  • Youth Substance Use Counseling (CARF Accredited Program)Outpatient and intensive outpatient services for youth struggling with drugs and/or alcohol use.